Episode #81

How to Get Booked to Speak at Colleges

With The Speaker Lab

Have you ever wanted to speak to college students or collegiate staff? If you have but weren’t sure where to start this is the show for you!

Recently a listener named Eric wrote in wanting to know how to get booked for speaking gigs at colleges. To answer his question, we’ll talk about how to get started speaking at colleges, and where there are the most opportunities in this market.

On The Show I Reveal:

  • Where to get started in the speaking market for colleges.
  • What types of appearances you can do.
  • Where to find colleges/universities that hire speakers.
  • How to build your college speaking business through free and paid avenues.

On episode 81 of The Speaker Lab, I share my personal experiences and insights gleaned from speaking on the collegiate circuit. I also talk about the 9 most potential markets that exist within almost any university.  Check them out below:

9 Potential College Markets:

  1. Student Activities
  2. Orientation
  3. Athletics
  4. Greek Life
  5. Clubs
  6. Staff Training
  7. Financial Aid
  8. Individual Schools/Departments
  9. Chapel

You’ll hear about all of that and much more on the 81st edition of The Speaker Lab!

THE FINER DETAILS OF THIS SHOW: 

  • The 3 foundational questions to ask and answer before speaking in any market.
  • What questions do you need to answer to define your marketing to colleges?
  • What are the 9 potential markets you could speak to on most campuses?
  • What are the APCA and NACA, and why should you know?
  • What is block booking and how does it work?
  • Why student orientation and staff training are good opportunities to be hired.
  • How should you reach out to potential decision-makers in the college market?
  • And so much more!

Want to know exactly what to say to finally land paid speaking gigs?

We’ll send you the exact three emails you can send to conference planners and event organizers that Grant Baldwin (our founder) used to book over $2M in speaking gigs. 

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